Fishing

Top rookie fishing mistakes explained

by JP Bushey | March 24, 2021

A fishing guide’s advice for correcting the most common mistakes so you can start fishing better right away.

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April 2021 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | March 24, 2021

The solunar calendar for April 2021 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

Target river staging areas for spring steelhead

by Paul Hurtubise | March 16, 2021

Fishing lower-river staging areas in early spring is where you can find pre-spawning steelhead looking for a tasty snack.

Pan-seared perch with green peas and mint

by Andrew Rochon | March 16, 2021

Although scaling perch can sometimes be a messy and daunting task, the result is a delicious, and crispy skin.

Catch-and-release bass season underway in FMZ 20

by Editorial Staff | March 15, 2021

The new catch-and-release season for Lake Ontario smallmouth and largemouth bass is underway as part of changes to regulations in FMZ 20.

Understanding river flow

by Gord Ellis | March 9, 2021

If you can properly read and understand the water of a river or stream, you are going to have a distinct advantage.

Catching up with bush-plane pilot Sarah Smith

by Alyssa Lloyd | March 8, 2021

Northern Ontario commercial bush pilot and dog sledding guide Sarah Smith discusses her life and bold occupation.

Examining fly line design and function

by Rick Whorwood | March 2, 2021

To understand what fly lines suit your needs, here is a breakdown of a typical fly line, its purpose, and how it will help you present a fly.

Gustafson wins first BASS Elite trophy

by Luigi De Rose | March 1, 2021

OOD contributor and BASS Elite angler Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson, of Keewatin, captured his first series trophy on Sunday, Feb. 28.